Why you should save to the Cloud and not your Desktop

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It’s been over a decade since the term “Cloud” was bandied about. Since then it has been absorbed into the social vernacular and its purpose has been made clear.  One of its more notable uses is data and information storage.  With the popularisation of apps like DropBox, Box.com and Google Drive even a luddite can … Read more

Does backing up Office 365 make sense?

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Performing backups are about as exciting as watching water boil. Let’s face it, no one is excited to do backups, just like no one is excited to pay for car insurance.  However, just like car insurance it is most appreciated when “things” hit the proverbial fan.  Think of backups as digital insurance policies whose benefit … Read more

The Small Business Ransomware Guide

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Nothing fills an IT Manager or Director’s mind with angst and trepidation more than the utterance of ransomware. It is like the digital incarnation of the bogeyman, a children’s folktale that scared kids into fitful sleep.  Merely, mentioning the word in a security meeting would send the room into immediate silence.  The crazy thing is … Read more

The affluent village of Radlett

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South of St. Albans and northeast of Watford lies the high-brow village of Radlett.   This small village in Hertfordshire county is accented by many detached homes with large manicured lawns.  The property size and an air of exclusivity have attracted affluent individuals from all over to settle and make their home in Radlett.  Unsurprisingly, … Read more

A day in the life of a business ransomware victim

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Ransomware is a nightmare come to life. It is bad enough to come to the realisation that your system has been penetrated, but the second blow in this terrifying one-two punch comes when you are suddenly locked out of certain files. Some victims of hacking, phishing and ransomware compare the experience to being assaulted due … Read more

The Historic City of St. Albans

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About 19 miles as the crow flies from London’s downtown core resides the historic city of St. Albans. Geographically speaking, the city is north-northwest of London and lies within Hertfordshire county. According to a 2011 census the city housed approximately 140,600 residents, an increase of 8.8 percent in a decade. The city was supposed to … Read more